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1000 Participants

1000 Participants

Jumpstart, the national diabetes health and lifestyle programme created by the YMCA Auckland and healthcare company Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd, has reached a milestone this week with it’s 1000th participant signing up.

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The Invercargill Eye | Addressing Diabetes in South

Walking up the stairs without holding onto the railing might not be much to some, but for Maureen Calvert it is everything.

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Diabetes health programme launched in Upper Hutt

Peta McMillan from the YMCA introduces the Jumpstart programme at the official launch in Upper Hutt.

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The Southland Times | Southlanders Find Diabetes Isolating

Well South long-term conditions community nurse Rebecca Grant and YMCA targeted health programme co-ordinator Peta McMillan at the Jumpstart launch on Monday evening.
Amber-Leigh Woolf reports for The Southland Times on March 14 2017.

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YMCA Helping Invercargill fight Diabetes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Ruby Spinks reports: With one in four New Zealanders being diabetic or having pre-diabetes.The YMCA is rolling out a programme to help people prevent and manage the disease, and registration is now open for the Invercargill group.

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Western Leader: Chris Kanuta has shed 60kg with aqua aerobics

Chris Kanuta is inspiring others to do aqua aerobics after losing 60 kilograms!

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